by Narayana Gosvami | 2013 | 327,105 words
The Bhagavad-gita Verse 17.15, English translation, including the Vaishnava commentaries Sarartha-varsini-tika, Prakashika-vritti and Rasika-ranjana (excerpts). This is verse Verse 17.15 from the chapter 17 called “Shraddha-traya-vibhaga-yoga (Yoga through discerning the three types of Faith)”
Sanskrit text, Unicode transliteration, Word-for-word and English translation of verse 17.15:
अनुद्वेग-करं वाक्यं सत्यं प्रिय-हितं च यत् ।
स्वाध्यायाभ्यसनं चैव वाङ्-मयं तप उच्यते ॥ १५ ॥
anudvega-karaṃ vākyaṃ satyaṃ priya-hitaṃ ca yat |
svādhyāyābhyasanaṃ caiva vāṅ-mayaṃ tapa ucyate || 15 ||
anudvega-karam–non-agitating; vākyam–speech; satyam–which is true; priya-hitam–beneficial; ca–and; yat–which; svādhyāya–of recitation of the Vedic literatures; abhyasanam–the practice; ca–also; eva–certainly; vāṅ-mayam–of speech; tapaḥ–austerity; ucyate–is said to be.
Speaking words that cause no agitation and that are truthful, pleasing and beneficial, as well as reciting the Vedas, are all said to be austerities of speech.
Commentary: Sārārtha-Varṣiṇī Ṭīkā
Anudvega-karam means ‘speech that does not cause agitation to others’.